Suggestions diététiques pour les personnes souffrant du rhume des foins

Also see: blogue de Rachel “Nouvelle AnnĂ©e: Un rĂ©gime alimentaire sain pour le rhume des foins”

Choose good quality, organic food which will contain more vitamins and less synthetic pesticides.

Beta carotene is high in vitamin C and bioflavonoids. They are said to be good for preparing your body and fighting off hayfever symptoms. Orange and red fruit and vegetables are high in beta carotene. Try oranges, pamplemousses, pommes rouges, pastèque, orange et poivron jaune.

Les légumes vert foncé sont également riches en bêta-carotène et aider à nettoyer l'intestin. Essayez de cresson, fusée, épinards, brocoli, haricots verts, kale, orties et d'algues.

You could help to reduce your hayfever symptoms by making small changes to what you eat.

Try making nettle soup from fresh nettles near your home. Sprouted seeds and bean sprouts are also very beneficial. Add them to salads and soups.

Les graines de tournesol et graines de citrouille avoir des propriétés bénéfiques trop. Saupoudrer sur les salades et légumes.

Other really effective dietary changes you can make include cutting out or limiting dairy, refined foods, alcohol, processed foods and caffeine. These are the foods that stimulate mucus, which can build up in the throat and make your hayfever symptoms worse.

Red onions and apples contain high amounts of the natural antihistamine quercetin. Red wine is also high in quercétine. Pineapples contain bromelain which helps the body absorb quercétine.


Many people believe a teaspoon of honey a day from local bees can help to build up resistance to the pollen in your local area. Mais cela ne fonctionne pas lorsque vous sortez de votre région.

Yoghurt is cooling and has a mild anti-histamine effect. Plain, unflavoured, organic yoghurt is best. Do not eat if you suffer from dairy intolerance or excess catarrh.

Ail peut aider à réduire l'excès de catarrhe. Mangez deux gousses premières par jour (vous pouvez les faire cuire dans les aliments) ou de prendre un supplément d'ail.

Oats feed and nourish the nervous system. They contain large amounts of B vitamins and minerals.

Beneficial food supplements include spirulina, blue green algae, wheatgrass and chlorella.

Detoxing will cleanse your body and help ensure you are at your healthiest to fight any unwanted hayfever symptoms. Carrot juice and green vegetables are powerful natural detoxificants which can help to cleanse your system.

Other really effective dietary changes you can make include cutting out or limiting dairy, refined foods, alcohol, processed foods and caffeine. These are the foods that stimulate mucus, which can build up in the throat and make your hayfever symptoms worse.

All dairy produce is mucus forming. Some nutritionists say you should cut it out completely. Alternatives include goats, sheep, rice, oat and soya milk. Une astuce consiste à ne manger que des produits laitiers biologiques - ce sera le plus naturel et exempt de pesticides.

If you have a wheat allergy this may make your hayfever symptoms worse. Check how you react when eating wheat products and avoid them if you experience any symptoms. Wheat allergy symptoms include asthma and itchiness including itchy throat, itchy scalp and itchy skin or irritated skin.

Cutting out refined foods can also help to cleanse your body. Refined foods include white bread, white rice, white pasta, white sugar and brown sugar. Substitute wholemeal versions. Sweetener alternatives include dried sugar cane juice, agave syrup; maple syrup, brown rice syrup in small amounts and honey.

Processed foods – Ă©viter les aliments prĂ©-emballĂ©s autant que possible, en particulier les aliments contenant des additifs, y compris les numĂ©ros de e.

Avoid alcohol if you can. If you still want to drink, you could try diluting your drink with sparkling water or lemonade or alternating each drink with a glass of water.

Caffeine makes it more difficult for the body to cope with stress and stops minerals being absorbed. Try rooibos tea or herbal teas instead. Decaffeinated tea and coffee are a better alternative to caffeinated teas and coffee, although they do not bring the benefits that herbal teas do.

Herbal Teas - a Guide

Herbal teas can help calm the mind and cleanse the body leaving it free to fight any symptoms. Stress can cause increased allergic reactions to allergens so anything that can help relax your mind and body will also be helpful. Try a herbal tea with relaxing, soothing and calming properties.

Ortie juice or tea is a powerful natural antihistamine and eases coughs and other respiratory problems.

Camomille or camomile tea is soothing and calming.

Citron tea lifts the spirits and relaxes the mind and body.

Romarin relieves throat and nasal congestion associated with colds and hayfever.

Les aiguilles de pin, feuilles d'eucalyptus et Ă©glantier have soothing and decongestant properties.

Plantain is a natural antihistamine, also anti-inflammatory.

Semoran helps to cleanse the body, aids digestion, helps prevent and clear mucus, helps with cold and hayfever symptoms.

RĂ©glisse is a delicious herbal tea which helps to clear nasal congestion and has other health benefits including anti-viral properties.

Pissenlit tea or dandelion coffee is said to be the nicest tasting herbal tea and most beneficial to the health. Nettle tea is also delicious and has no strong or bitter aftertaste.

Diététistes et nutritionnistes

Pour plus d'informations ou pour un conseil plus individualisĂ© voir un diĂ©tĂ©ticien ou un nutritionniste. Un diĂ©tĂ©ticien est le degrĂ© formĂ©s, mais un nutritionniste ne est pas susceptible d'ĂŞtre. Le terme nutritionniste est beaucoup plus lâche appliquĂ©e. It is possible to take a food sensitivity test to find out if you are allergic to certain things – ask a dietician more about this.